Aug 232010
 

Giriraj Swami spoke from Srimad-Bhagavatam 2.3.22 and other texts about various aspects of Deity worship, at the home of Vrindavan Bihari and Prema Manjari.

“I was there in the 1970’s when a man who had small brass deities wanted to give them to Srila Prabhupada. Prabhupada replied, “I can accept them, but you have to give me two lakhs of rupees.” That was a large amount of money, more then than it is now. Srila Prabhupada continued, “It is not a cheap thing to maintain deities.”

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